2024 Hollywood Invitational
Orlando, FL
June 23-28, 2024

*REGISTRATION OPENS MARCH 26TH

EVENT LOCATION:
Swan and Dolphin Resort
1500 Epcot Resorts Blvd., Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830
Room Rate: $279 @ Swan (ROOM BLOCK CURRENTLY FULL)
Hotel Cut Off Date: 5/23/24
Hotel Phone: 800-227-1500
USE CALL IN CODE: HO7662
BOOK A ROOM ONLINE

*Hotel Rooms must be canceled 45 days prior to event to receive deposit back from hotel.
*For Dancers attending on a TEAM Scholarship or NATIONAL FINAL Scholarship, dancers must stay at the Host Hotel under the Room Block (not booked thru an outside source such as Hotel Points, Expedia) for the duration of the event in order for scholarship to be valid
*Scholarships will be valid if Room Block is Full

 

OUR EAST COAST NATIONAL FINALS INCLUDES:

  • NATIONAL FINALS IN CONJUNCTION WITH HOLLYWOOD DANCE JAMZ
  • OVER $50,000 IN CASH AND PRIZES AWARDED
  • 3 DAYS OF MASTER CLASSES FROM HOLLYWOOD VIBE & HOLLYWOOD DANCE JAMZ FACULTY
  • MULTIPLE SCHOLARSHIPS AND COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIPS AWARDED 
  • HOLLYWOOD VIBE & HOLLYWOOD DANCE JAMZ DANCERS OF THE YEAR COMPETITION
  • VIBE COMPANY & DJ COMPANY AUDITIONS
  • THEME PARK AND CRUISE SHIP CASTING OPPORTUNITIES
  • CLOSING NIGHT GALA SHOW & FINAL AWARDS

 

*CLICK HERE FOR INSTRUCTIONS ON HOW TO REGISTER

Congratulations to Our 2023 Dancers of the Year

Dancer of the Year Competition

  • Dancers who were selected as a Team Hollywood Vibe or Hollywood Vibe Scholarship Winner in a regional city are invited to compete for the title of National Dancer of the Year.
  • Contestants must perform 1 Solo in the Dancer of the Year competition 
  • Dancer of the Year contestants can compete 2 solos, 1 for Dancer of the Year competition and 1 for National Finals Competition. You can also compete the same solo in Dancer of the Year competition as in National Finals Competition. Dancer of the Year Solos are not considered for Overall Awards but are strictly viewed for the consideration of Dancer of the year. Dancer of the Year solos do not need to have pre-qualified at a regional event.
  • Dancer of the Year Finalist must pay entrance fee of $425 which includes Dancer of the Year Solo, HV Attire, Costuming, and General Admission Gala Ticket for the Dancer. Ability to upgrade ticket to dinner will be available. Dancer of the Year Entry fee is a lump sum fee.  Performance awards are not applicable to this entry fee.
  • Those Dancers that received the Regional Dancer of the Year title will pay a discounted entry fee of $345
  • This award is based on dancers work in the workshop as well as their performance in the competition.
  • If a Dancer wins the title of National Dancer of the Year, the Dancer must maintain their Dance Studio commitments.  The Dancer will be representing the Dance Studio and needs to maintain their studio training of which they earned the title.  
  • At the Closing Night Gala, we will announce the Top Dancer of the Year Contestants.  The Top 3 will then be announced where they will Dance Off during the Closing Night Gala Show.  Winners are announced in Show!
  • Dancer of the Year Contestants do not need to have a registered teacher with them to enter the Dancer of the Year Competition.  They do need to receive permission from the studio they qualified with and register under that Studio Name.  They can not register under “independent” if they received the scholarship under studio name.
  • Eligible Dancers can go for either Hollywood Vibe Dancer of the Year or Hollywood Dance Jamz Dancer of the Year but not both in the Orlando location.  
  • 1 Dancer of the Year will be awarded in each Age Level

NATIONAL DANCER OF THE YEAR WINNERS MUST COMMIT TO ASSISTING AT LEAST 3 HOLLYWOOD VIBE WEEKENDS IN THE 2023-2024 SEASON AND MUST BE PRESENT AT ONE OF THE 2024 NATIONAL FINALS!

AWARDS WINNER RUNNERS-UP
Senior  $750 $100
Teen  $750 $100
Intermediate  $750 $100
Junior  $500 $100
Mini  $350 $100
* Dancers of the Year must complete their contracts before full prize money is received.
Dancer of the Year Criteria:
Dancer of the Year Solo 33% of total weighted Score
Class Etiquette & Participation 33% of total weighted Score
Audition 33% of total weighted Score

Congratulations to Our 2023 Battle of the Stars Winners

Battle of the Stars Competition

  • Top Scoring Groups from each age division will be selected to Dance Off at the Closing Night Gala for their Age Groups.
  • Winners will be announced at the Closing Night Gala
  • Limit of 1 studio per age group in the Dance Off.
  • Dancers who want to watch the show and Dinner must purchase a Gala Ticket.
AWARDS WINNER RUNNERS-UP
Senior Division $2,000 $250
Teen Division $2,000 $250
Intermediate Division $2,000 $250
Junior Division $1,000 $250
Mini Division $1,000 $250

Hollywood Invitational Closing Night Gala

  • A perfect way to wrap up a Fantastic season Hollywood Style!!
  • This wonderful Gala will feature Faculty Show with Dancer of the Year Dance Off, Battle of the Stars Dance Off, & Special Guest Performances.
  • Battle of the Star Winners, National DOTY Winners, and Additional Winners will be announced!
  • Purchase your tickets in Advance because this event does Sell Out! Seating will be limited due to Restrictions.
  • Any Dancer who wants to attend must purchase a gala ticket
  • VIP Ticket & General Tickets will be available. Pricing info TBD  

2024 Hollywood Invitational Tentative Schedule

JUNE 23:

  • Dancer of the Year Rehearsals & DOTY Competition 

JUNE 24:

  • National Solo Competition
  • National Duo/Trio Competition 

JUNE 25: 

  • Classes 8:00am-11:00am
  • Group Competition 

JUNE 26: 

  • Classes 8:00am~2:00pm
  • Group Competition

JUNE 27: 

  • Classes 8:00am-2:00pm
  •  Group Competition

JUNE 28: 

  • Classes 8:00am-10:30am
  • Scholarship Finale 11:00am-1:00pm
  • Closing Night Gala 5pm ~ 10pm

*Mini Class Days are TBD

* TBD: Vibe Company Auditions & Agency Auditions


*All Dates and Times are estimated. Final Schedules are released two weeks prior to the event.

2024 National Finals Pricing
*REGISTRATION OPENS MARCH 26TH
*Registration Must Be Submitted by MAY 13th
*50% Deposit Due by MAY 26th with Final Payment made by JUNE 9TH

3 DAY DANCE CONVENTION PRICING
  Early Registration (Registered & Paid 30 Days Prior) After Deadline
Minis (3 Half-Days, 5-7) $300 $315
Juniors (8-10) $425 $440
Pre-Teen (11-12) $425 $440
Teens (13-14) $425 $440
Seniors (15 ~18) $425 $440
Assistant Teachers (21 & under) $435 $450
Teachers / Studio Owners $250 $275
     

*For Dancers attending Nationals on a TEAM SCHOLARSHIP or NATIONAL FINALS SCHOLARSHIP must stay at the Host Hotel under the Room Block (not booked thru an outside source) for the duration of the event in order for the Scholarship to be valid!
*Scholarships may not be combined

NATIONAL FINALS COMPETITION FEES 
Solos – 2:30 Time Limit $195
Duos/Trios – 3:00 Time Limit $100 per dancer
Small Groups (4-9 dancers) – 3:00 Time Limit $90 per dancer
Large Groups (10-16 dancers) – 4:00 Time Limit $90 per dancer
Line (17-24 dancers)- 4:00 Time Limit $90 per dancer
Productions (25+ dancers) – 6:00 Time Limit $90 per dancer

For 2024 National Finals, Pre-qualification will be done by video submission!
Solos Do Not Need to Pre-Qualify. SEE INSTRUCTIONS AT TOP OF PAGE.  SUBMISSION DUE MAY 13TH
More Details available soon!